Joshua Carlton at Work

Tattoo // Sunday, July 29, 2012
Here is a sweet video of Joshua Carlton doing what he does best. He is using vibrant Alla Prima Pigments and says of the ink, "One of my favorite things about using alla prima is that it translates well into a more natural looking tattoo. I love how I have the choice of high or low chroma to get the exact effect I am after." Joshua creates some super realistic and beautiful portraits on skin and you should definitely check out more of his work.

Tattooed Portraits by Kris Lewis

Tattoo // Saturday, July 28, 2012
It's no secret we're fans of Los Angeles-based painter Kris Lewis. Lewis' oil paintings are remarkable for a number of reasons but we're especially enthusiastic about his tattooed cast of characters. 'Kris Lewis takes much of his inspiration from his mother who taught him the importance of hard work, dedication and a love of tradition. As an immigrant who had to flee from communist forces in her home country of Latvia, she instilled in her son a love of his heritage...'

Valentina by Damien Elroy Vignaux

Tattoo // Saturday, July 28, 2012
  Damien Elroy Vignaux is a French photographer and art director currently based in Berlin, Germany. Here's his series of a lovely tatted up lady named Valentina.

Illustration by Mark Fredrickson

Tattoo // Friday, July 27, 2012
Groucho Marx comes face to face with a heavily tattooed dame in this illustration by Mark Fredrickson. 'Fredrickson lives in Tucson, Arizona. He attended Tennessee Temple College in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where he studied drawing and photography...'

Tattoos by Ben Tupper

Tattoo // Friday, July 27, 2012
  Ben Tupper is a tattoo artist specializing in traditional pieces who likes 'simple, tried and tested designs you know.' He works at One Shot Charlie's tattoo in Birmingham, UK.

Tattooing Hands by Liza Xyxpa

Tattoo // Friday, July 27, 2012
Liza Xyxpa is an illustrator based in Moscow, Russia. We're catching some major MC Escher vibes in this tattoo-themed illustration.

Flash by Theo Mindell

Tattoo // Friday, July 27, 2012
A nice flash by San Rafael, CA tattoo artist Theo Mindell. Mindell can be found at Spider Murphys Tattoo.

Artwork by Ricardo Cavolo

Tattoo // Thursday, July 26, 2012
Artist Ricardo Cavolo was born in an art studio and says therefore he has been making art since his very first day. He says of his work, "I try to create a special mix creating complex and weird stories using a naif and direct style. My main influences are the outsider art and folk art. But I use music, literature, films, fashion, history, etc., too for creating my work."

Flesh Corset

Tattoo // Thursday, July 26, 2012
Heres a tattoo that will really WOW you-- a highly detailed flesh corset. The complexity and intricacy of artist Sebastian "?mija" ?mijewsk's work on this piece are truly phenomenal. 

Kim-Anh Nguyen-Dinh

Tattoo // Thursday, July 26, 2012
Kim-Anh Nguyen-Dinh is a 22 year old tattoo artist living and working out of Geneva. In addition to tattooing, her hobbies include reading, traveling, and collecting useless things. She first got into the idea of being a tattoo artist when she would draw sketches for other tattoo artists to ink onto her.  

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